If you are feeling as if your job search is unproductive and sitting idle then it is probably time to figure out how you can rescue your job search. Following these three steps can pull your job search out of the rut and put it back on the road to recovery yielding productive results.
Maintain a positive attitude by eliminating negative self talk. Your attitude is where your job search starts. Negative self talk can keep you from moving forward. Treat your attitude like a pep rally cheering yourself on each day while you are preparing and getting ready to start your job search.
Energize your body with a structured daily routine. Job searching is not just sitting at the computer searching and applying for job postings everyday. Use different forms of job searches each day of the week. Without a daily routine you will be left with a feeling of unproductively.
Fill your social calendar by making a social connection each day. Doing the same daily routine can become a habit of unproductive job searching. Each day should be different and socially based to help reduce anxiety and make your search exciting. Include a buddy into part of your job search.
Negative self talk will create anxiety and poor job searching habits. A positive attitude can be seen through your body language to every social contact that you make. Let your positive attitude attract positive ideas that you can incorporate into productive daily job searching habits.
Keep a weekly calendar with your daily job searching routine. Each day should be designated to a different form of job searching. One day for researching on line, one for job fairs, one for business to business, one for social volunteering and one for the buddy system. .
Maintaining a social connection in person can be your best friend in landing a job. Being social in your job search can open doors to jobs that you did not even know existed. These jobs are found through social connection and word of mouth. Networking is only part of a productive job search.
Rescue your job search by exercising your body and mind to eliminate anxiety and negative thinking. Get positive and energized by being social and setting up a daily structured routine to follow. Keep your job search calendar full with different forms of job searching each day.